Bolivia: Significant increase in violence against girls and women

Posted on November 6, 2014 • Filed under: Bolivia, Crime, Latin America Womens Issues, Social Issues reported the Bolivian ombudsman has said he is worried about a rise in sexual attacks against girls and women.
Rolando Villena said that local, regional and national authorities were failing to act in the face of a growing number of increasingly cruel attacks on young girls. Last week, a four-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Palos Blancos, north-east of La Paz. It was the third case of its kind in two weeks in Bolivia. Read Article

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